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Wong Kar-wai’s ‘Grandmaster’ to Release in 3D in October (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Iconic director likely to deliver a new version. Distributor says there is unfulfilled audience demand. 3 days 11 hours ago via brucelee
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Venice Review: Caleb Landry Jones Anchors Safdies' Must-See Junkie Drama 'Heaven Knows What'

fb.indiewire.com – Many filmmakers attempt to tell stories set in New York City that fit the setting, but sibling directors Joshua and Benny Safdie thrive on it. Their first two features, "The Pleasure of Being Robbed" and "Daddy Longlegs" — along with several notable short films — conjure a weird, off-kilter comedic sensibility from the poetic dimensions of urban grime. 3 days 12 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Venice: Good Films To Release ‘Short Skin’ in Italy (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Indie distributor good Films will handle the Italian release of “Short Skin.” Films Boutique has acquired for international sales for the feature. Lead produced by Tuscany’s La Regle du Jeu in an unusual three-way Italy-Iran-U.K. co-production, “Short Skin” is backed by the Biennale College Cinema, a joint venture of the Venice Festival and fashion house... 3 days 21 hours ago via jackiechan
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Artscope Goes to ‘Court’ With Chaitanya Tamhan’s Venice Player (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Artscope, the art film sales label of Paris-based producer-distributor-sales agent Memento Films, has acquired sales rights to Indian writer-director Chaitanya Tamhane’s “Court” before its world preem at Venice. It’s the first acquisition by Sata Cissokho, a former exec at New York’s Zeitgeist Films, who has been tapped to head Artscope with a mandate to forge... 3 days 21 hours ago via jetli
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Venice: China Blue Boards ‘Dead & Beautiful’ (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Amsterdam-based lemming Film is teaming with Paris’ Les Petites Lumieres and Shanghai’s China Blue to produce “Dead & Beautiful,” an English-language China-set vampire movie from Dutch helmer-scribe David Verbeek. A title at the Venice European Gap Financing Co-Production Market, which kicked off Friday, “Dead & Beautiful” centers on a group of rich Shanghai kids who,... 3 days 21 hours ago via jackiechan
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Bryan Singer accuser Michael Egan drops sex abuse lawsuit

rss.feedsportal.com – The X-Men director is "looking forward to moving on", says attorney. 4 days 11 hours ago via brucelee
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Jackie Chan's Son May Never Work in Movies or TV Again After Drug Bust

feedproxy.google.com – Chinese entertainment industry figures say they won’t hire drug users. 4 days 18 hours ago via brucelee
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Gov. Brown Trims Expansion Of California Film & TV Tax Credit In Deal With State Pols

deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Hollywood will still be getting a lot more money from the Golden State but not the $400 million that was announced on August 14 in the state Senate. Last minute negotiations last night between Gov. Jerry Brown's aides and the state legislature leadership have trimmed the increase of California's $100 million Film and TV Tax Credit Program to somewhere between $300 million and $350 million, sources tell me. 5 days 9 hours ago via donnieyen
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Nikki Finke Outed in New Video, Photos Amid Legal Settlement Talks

feedproxy.google.com – "GOTJA!" says the Committee for Decency in Journalism, an anonymous group that has launched NikkiStink.com 5 days 13 hours ago via donnieyen
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Judge Dismisses ‘Deep Throat’ Copyright Lawsuit Against ‘Lovelace’

variety.com – A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by the owner of the copyright of the classic porn film “Deep Throat” against The Weinstein Co., claiming that the biographical 2013 movie “Lovelace” infringed on copyright and trademark rights. The Weinstein Co.’s “Lovelace” was a look at the life of Linda Lovelace, star of “Deep... 6 days 3 hours ago via brucelee
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Jurassic World Director Pays Tribute To Lord Richard Attenborough

bleedingcool.com – Colin Trevorrow payed tribute to the late Lord Richard Attenborough who passed away two days ago by tweeting a behind the scenes photo from the upcoming film Jurassic World. The legendary actor and director played John Hammond in Jurassic Park and The Lost World. His heath had been failing for some time so a cameo in the upcoming movie was out of the question.

6 days 4 hours ago via donnieyen
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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge fever has swept the cast and crew of Star Wars: Episode VII

hitfix.com – The popularity of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge shows no signs of slowing down. Even the cast and crew of the new "Star Wars: Episode VII" are stepping in to the proverbial ring. 6 days 8 hours ago via jetli
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Where Is Nikki Finke?

feedproxy.google.com – Nikki Finke has stopped writing her blog. Still at the top ofNikkiFinke.com, thenew blog launched in June,is her August 11Robin Williams "exclusive." Two weeks later, she has not posted any explanation for why she has gone silent. This has lead to widespread speculation in Hollywood, and over at the site she founded, Deadline, real fear. 1 week 6 hours ago via donnieyen
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Hasbro Studios Taps Josh Feldman as Head of Development

variety.com – Toymaker Hasbro has named Josh Feldman head of development of the company’s film and TV division, Hasbro Studios. Feldman most recently was director of development at Simon Kinberg’s Genre Films banner, where he worked on the “X-Men” and “Fantastic Four” films. He also helped Hasbro adapt “Magic: The Gathering” for the bigscreen at Fox. 1 week 9 hours ago via theothersenhman
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‘Resident Evil 6′ Production Pushed To 2015

deadline.com – Filming on the sixth installment of the Resident Evil horror franchise has been postponed from its fall start to next year, Constantin Film officially announced today. And with good reason: series star Milla Jovovich and Resident Evil: The Final Chapter writer-director husband Paul W.S. Anderson are expecting their second child. 1 week 5 days ago via jackiechan
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